(March-April 1948)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! What a combination of chemicals, Jughead?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
chemistry benches; chemistry laboratories; distilling columns; Erienmeyer flask; microscopes; round bottomed boiling flask

The Uninvited (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Greeves (introduction); Boxcar Betsy (introduction)
Synopsis
When Archie and Veronica find two tramps living in the Lodge vacation estate, they have them serve as butler and maid to Mr. Lodge and his senator guests.
Reprints
Keywords
hobos; senator; tramps; vacation

Archie Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Match the soup to its country of origin, word search, and puzzle. Early indications of the house style.

Snow Use (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Snowfall leads to a day of hijinks for Archie, including breaking a window, accidentally hitting Mr. Weatherbee with a snowball, and building a fire on Veronica's frozen swimming pool.
Reprints
Keywords
pool; snow; snowball; snowstorm; window

Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Herbert "Red" Holmdale
Pencils
Herbert "Red" Holmdale
Inks
Herbert "Red" Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
Herbert "Red" Holmdale

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

The Book Report (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Gabby; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes to great lengths to complete Veronica's book report on "A Candid History of Germs," only to find the book report is for Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
book report

Hollywood Tattle Tale (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Archie Andrews]
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie (Hollywood report)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Louis S. Silberkleit, publisher; John L. Goldwater, editor; Harry Shorten, managing editor; Maurice Coyne, business manager. Archie Comic Publications headquartered at 241 Church Street, New York, NY.

Archie Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Form 24 words from the letters in "Archie", help Veronica and Archie find a matching pair of shoes, word square. Early indications of the house style.

The Cat's Meow (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Archie babysits for Veronica's two Siamese cats, he spills catnip on his pants, which later get worn by (and wreak havoc on) Jughead and Mr. Andrews.
Reprints
Keywords
catnip; cats; fence; pants; petsitting

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Nevada Jones / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

My Heart Belongs To Lizzie (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Max (introduction)
Synopsis
When Mr. Andrews needs a trade-in to get a new car, he has Jughead fix up Archie's jalopy and trades it in. But when Mr. Andrews sees how much Archie misses his jalopy, he buys it back part by part.
Reprints
Keywords
car sales; jalopy; mechanic; trade-in

Indexer Notes

Archie refers to his jalopy as "Lizzie" in this story.

I Can Get It For You Wholesale (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irving Novick (signed)
Inks
Irving Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica convinces Betty to buy a dress wholesale, only for Betty to find it for a lower price in a Riverdale dress shop.
Reprints
Keywords
dresses; wholesale

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! What a combination of chemicals, Jughead?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Uninvited
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie Puzzlers
    Archie
  4. 3. Snow Use
    Archie
  5. 4. Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page
    Archie
  6. 5. The Book Report
    Archie
  7. 6. Hollywood Tattle Tale
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Archie Puzzle Page
    Archie
  10. 9. The Cat's Meow
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Yippee yay! Blaze away! Look who's coming!"]
    Nevada Jones
  12. 11. My Heart Belongs To Lizzie
    Archie
  13. 12. I Can Get It For You Wholesale
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. ["It can't be done!"]
    Archie
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